Daniel A. Jost- Father Of An American Comedian Colin Jost

Daniel A. Jost

Daniel A. Jost is the father of Colin Jost, an American comedian, actor, and writer. He is one of the finest stand-up comedians America has ever produced. He has also been a writer for Saturday Night Live since 2005. From 2012 until 2015, he also served as the show’s co-head writer.

Quick Facts

Full Name Daniel A Jost
First Name Daniel
Middle Name A
Last Name Jost
Profession Celebrity Father
Nationality American
Birth Country United States
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Spouse Kerry Kelly
No Of Children 2
Married Date June 1975

Marriages and families

In June 1975, Daniel married Kerry Kelly. They have been married for almost 45 years. His wife is a doctor in the medical field. She has spent her whole life as the chief medical officer of the New York City Fire Department. Colin Jost and Casey Jost are their two kids. Colin, the older son, has made his family proud since he is a successful guy with a great job in American television. Both boys adore their father and spend a lot of time with him to spend quality time with their family.

Daniel A. Jost
Daniel A. Jost (Source: Google)

What was Colin Jost’s childhood like?

Colin had a wonderful upbringing. His parents, Daniel and Kerry, adored him and his brother and constantly went above and beyond to meet their needs. Colin was born on June 29, 1982, in Grymes Hill, Staten Island, New York City, USA. He is of the Caucasian race and is of American nationality. His parents reared him and his brother Casey Jost in the Roman Catholic faith as the family’s oldest son.

Colin received his high school diploma from Regis High School in Manhattan. At the time, he was the editor of a school newspaper called ‘The Owl.’ He attended Harvard University for his undergraduate studies, where he majored in Russian and British history and literature. He was selected to be the Harvard Lampoon’s president.

What does Daniel A. Jost do for a living?

Daniel is a former teacher who taught at Staten Island Technical High School, and as a teacher, he had enough money to raise his two kids to live up to their goals and have prosperous lives. Colin’s career began in 2005, shortly after graduating from Harvard University when he was unexpectedly recruited as a writer for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.”

Colin was chosen to replace Seth Meyers for the episode of “Weekend Update” that aired on March 1, 2014. From the writer, he went on to become a stand-up comedian. He began appearing on programs such as Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, TBS, and HBO. In 2009, he was announced as a New Face at the “Montreal Just for Laughs” festival. He also portrayed the part of Paul in the rom-com film “How to be single.”

Daniel A. Jost
Daniel A. Jost (Source: Google)

He also had a minor part in the comedy film “Staten Island Summer,” which he wrote. Colin’s dating life: In October 2020, Colin married a renowned actress, Scarlett Johansson, who is regarded as the world’s highest-paid actress and is well known for her role as Black Widow in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. They had been dating for two years, beginning in May of 2017.

Net worth

Colin Jost, his son, has a net worth of $7 million dollars as of 2021. His income comes from his work as a comedian, actor, and writer.